A painful crash helped remind one dad what really matters

Snow science is a wild thing. And in the Sierra Nevada, it's a particular beast all its own.

From where to go to what to pack, here's everything a newbie needs to know to pull off a successful first hut trip

In our 2019 Winter Buyer’s Guide, Tecnica’s Mach1 was our top choice alpine ski boot for women. The battery-powered heated liner will help keep your feet toasty, while the boot’s performance still earns high marks. Our testers praised its “drive and precision in deep snow and on groomers.”…

'Too Much?' profiles filmmaker Anne Cleary reflecting on a series of decisions that led her to the mountains

The cross-country skiing icon was beginning a new chapter in life when a diagnosis changed everything

Author and political consultant Stuart Stevens loves a good sufferfest, so he couldn't resist Border to Border: 420 kilometers of nordic sliding through a country that defines what winter is all about

We tried out every model we could get our hands on over the course of a winter. Here are the ones that rose to the top for backcountry missions, in-bounds days, and everything in between.

20 pieces we'll be using on the mountain this winter

Adrenaline filmmakers Teton Gravity Research are entering the travel space. Now you can hang out with their athletes and videographers at the company's Jackson hotel, or splurge on one of their new Fantasy Trips and ski with the TGR athlete of your choice.

From extreme tree skiing at Mad River Glen to the nostalgic charm of Smugglers' Notch, the East Coast offers deep powder and epic backcountry terrain if you know where to find it

'Another Way' follows skier Ian Compton's return to Vermont to set up a small homestead

The 'Send and Return' series highlights the importance of snow safety while exploring Montana's backcountry ski lines

The six most doable ski descents in North America, according to pro skier Cody Townsend and ski mountaineer Noah Howell

Whether you're bringing Fido up a volcano or on an impossibly long trail, these tips from runner Alex Borsuk will help you and your pooch stay safe and happy

After a long day on the slopes, these 7 moves (which can be done at the bar) will help you recover and stay injury-free

Because you don’t want to be huddled in the lodge while fresh snow is falling

Hike, fish, and ski Europe's last stretch of wilderness from Niehku Mountain Villa in Swedish Lapland

Which mega-pass to buy to make the most of this season and more

The filmmakers behind HBO’s ‘Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season’ had to deal with a sudden plot change while documenting the legendary skier’s quest for a coveted record before her retirement, but ended up with an even more interesting story

Whether you're staying in a bare-bones A-frame or a decked-out Airbnb, these carry-on-friendly additions will turn any ski cabin into a cozy winter getaway

This season’s sticks are light, edgy, and versatile

While ski racks are generally similar, RockyMounts’ Liftop Biggie stands out for its blend of features and affordability. The Liftop Biggie is easy to install, holds up to five skis, and has a one-touch button lever and two locks to keep the rack on the car and the skis…

You don't have to spend a fortune to take a ski trip this winter. Here's how to save money while hitting the slopes.

With ten ski areas less than an hour from Salt Lake City's airport, and incredible backcountry terrain, powder-blessed Utah is arguably the best ski destination in North America. Here's our primer on how to make the most of it.

Skiers and others venturing into the backcountry often end up too far apart to help each other when an avalanche strikes

The founder of the industry's biggest ski show is acquiring public-facing expos in Denver and Boston

On the slopes, you want your feet warm but not suffocated. That’s the thinking behind these socks, and it’s why we included them in our Winter Buyer’s Guide lineup. “The PhD Ski Ultra Light offers a snug, barely-there fit, but the nylon-merino-elastane-polyester blend still kept our toes warm,” our…

The short road trip on British Columbia's Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler packs in a ton of adventure

You’ll want to slip into these booties after a long day on the slopes. We included the Puff N Chill in our roundup of our favorite après shoes. We especially liked the faux-shearling liner, puffy-like upper, and sawtooth outsole for getting drinks at the lodge bar or brief errands…

These locals-only mountains might not have fancy spas or heated lifts, but they all sell affordable tickets and have hostels and cheap hotels nearby

The world's most successful freeskier and Warren Miller film star says big-mountain fitness starts at home

In 'Charge,' Salomon's top skiers access a zone known as Chatter Creek and shred the immense amount of snow that's available there

This film profiles Ingrid Backstrom, who achieved great success as a professional skier and is now finding happiness raising a family

10 exercises to make you strong, fast, and explosive on the hill

Keep the cold at bay with these 9 moves that you can do anytime, anywhere

Advice on everything you need, from boots to a ski jacket to layering

None would be where they are today without the influence of these people

Looking for an outdoor mentor? So is everyone else. Here's how to make yourself a little more competitive.

Put in the work now to have a successful winter

In this episode of the Fifty, a project by Cody Townsend, he links up with Len Necefer and Connor Ryan to ski Utah's Mount Tukuhnikivatz

Need a break from your nine-to-five? Let your mind drift to a world of endless powder.

Skier Dash Longe knows that the best place to score fresh powder in the morning and be back for a noon work meeting is Salt Lake City

This hard shell is part of our Gear Guy’s ultimate ski touring setup. “This is one of the most breathable hard shells I’ve tested,” he wrote. When you’re not using it, the shell packs down to the size of a tangerine and only weighs one pound.

Cody Townsend thought his project, the Fifty, would be a mission to descend the 50 best lines in North America. But then climate change started to melt the snow right out from under his skis.

The traverse connecting Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains in British Columbia is a renowned backcountry ski zone that's at risk

We included these pants in our roundup of the best women’s après gear of 2019. “The nylon Møva is flattering and cocktail-hour comfy,” our tester Stephanie Pearson wrote. Plus, the pants have ample pocket space to fit a small wallet, phone, and keys.

In the remote Soviet mining village of Jyrgalan, Kyrgyzstan, resident Emil Ibakov is driving a tourist economy

'Vision Quest' features skier Dylan Siggers​​​​​​​ on a backcountry trip in the powder haven of Golden, British Columbia

We love this quarter-zip base layer. The merino wool helps to regulate body temperature when you’re building up a sweat under multiple ski layers, but the piece also works just as well as a light sweater for camping in the summer. And the wool naturally fights off odor, whatever…

The trapper John Colter is credited with the modern-day exploration of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem

The ski manufacturer is extending protection for pin bindings starting this winter

Salomon TV is known for dropping amazing ski segments throughout the winter season to keep us stoked on the simple act of sliding on snow

Shed a little weight from your backcountry setup

The year’s best powder hounds

Swaddle yourself in light-weight, breathable warmth

Deep snow surrounding the Mica heli-skiing lodge proves just too much for Cody Townsend, and Elyse Saugstad is left to shred without him

Keep hands toasty and fingers functional with these sturdy mitts

Eager to find the perfect resort? Read on.

The season’s top performers from our ski test in Steamboat, Colorado, do everything you want them to, no matter what the conditions

Two newcomers shake things up, while a couple of old hands succeed with clever tech

John Clendenin, hailed as the greatest instructor in the U.S., has some unexpected advice for skiers: forget style, practice a four-word mantra, and get to know your feet

Skier Dash Longe proves that the key to being close to great snow is moving to Salt Lake City

In our review of the best ski pants of 2019, our tester wrote, “the Patsey Marley excels on all-day missions.” Convenient features like side zippers and four pockets allowed us to store plenty of snacks and easily use the bathroom when we needed.

We found Smartwool’s PhD Ski Light socks essential for resort skiing. “It’s tough to beat this blend of merino and synthetic fibers for the best mix of warmth, plushness, and sturdiness,” our tester wrote.

One of this year’s Teton Gravity Research film premieres, 'Winterland' honors the simple joy of sliding on snow

By focusing on breathability, Polartec Alpha works when you’re moving, too

The reclusive Slovenian made two first descents of 8,000-meter peaks, including the only full descent of Everest. He died in a forestry accident earlier this week.

Our guide for which mega ski pass is the best one for you

In Sage Cattabriga-Alosa's film 'Elemental​​​​​​​,' he shows that he can shred on a mountain bike just as hard as he skis

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